The Cottage on Lily Pond Lane – Autumn Leaves #Book Review #Blog Tour

Written by Emily Harvale

 

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Autumn Leaves

 

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Book Description

Escape to the seaside village of Little Pondale with Part Three of this heart-warming and romantic, four-part serial.

Mia Ward was amazed to inherit her great-aunt Matilda’s thatched cottage in the tiny seaside village of Little Pondale – especially as Mia didn’t know she had a great-aunt Matilda. She was equally astonished to discover she’d only inherit the place if she lives there for a year.

But it didn’t take long for Mia and her friends, Ella and Garrick to settle in. Now Mia’s mum, Lori has joined them, and they’re all enjoying village life. Mia’s keen to overcome her fear of water and with Garrick by her side, she’s confident about the future.

Until a fortune teller’s predictions give everyone cause for concern. Now Mia’s not so sure of anything, except that someone still wants her to leave. That makes her more determined to learn all she can about Matilda – and the codicil.

But as the mists roll in over the sea, are autumn winds making passions cool? And when more than one unexpected visitor gives Mia a shocking surprise, is everything about to change?

 

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Review

Fun, Laughter – And A Good Mystery!   5 stars

 

I’ve been really looking forward to the next part of this series, and I wasn’t disappointed!

The third instalment begins with Mia, Ella, Garrick, her mum – and indeed, the whole village – attending the local fete. Amidst the attractions, one of the most popular is the fortune teller who seems to have an uncanny knack with her predictions. Not everyone is good at sharing what they were told, but without a doubt everyone is affected.

Time has moved on to autumn in Little Pondale and Mia and Garrick are still a romantic item; Ella is cosying up and even Lori has a glow about her. Village life continues as usual .. all you have to do is breathe a thought and every resident knows about it. Mia continues with her quest to find out more about Mattie, the great-aunt she never knew about whose bequest is the reason why they are living in Sunbeam Cottage. It’s lovely to re-acquaint ourselves with all the locals as well as the main characters and this book sees plenty happening with some discoveries and a new range of questions popping up, priming the reader for the final read in the series, which I’m so looking forward to.

This is a well thought-out read, split into bite size pieces – each well planned and beautifully written. The varied characters are wonderfully created and very entertaining. This author weaves a fine tale with plenty of fun, laughter and a good mystery – or two – thrown in!

My thanks to Rachel’s Random Resources both for my copy and for inviting me to be a part of this Blog Tour. This is my honest, original and unbiased review.

 

Tags: rom-com

 

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2434 KB
  • Print Length: 135 pages
  • Publisher: Crescent Gate Publishing
  • Publication Date: 10 July 2018
  • Purchase Links: Amazon UK
  •                                 Amazon US

 

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Meet the Author

 

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Having lived and worked in London for several years, Emily returned to her home town of Hastings where she now spends her days writing… and chatting on social media. Emily is a Member of the SoA, a PAN member of the RWA and a Pro Member of ALLi. She’s an Amazon bestseller and a Kindle All Star. Emily loves writing and her stories are sure to bring a smile to your face and a warmth to your heart.
Emily says, “I write about friendship, family and falling in love. I believe in happing endings.” When she isn’t writing, she can be found enjoying the stunning East Sussex coast and countryside, or in a wine bar with friends, discussing life, love and the latest TV shows. Chocolate cake is often eaten. She dislikes housework almost as much as she dislikes anchovies – and will do anything to avoid both.

Social Media Links – https://www.facebook.com/emilyharvalewriter

https://www.twitter.com/emilyharvale

https://www.instagram.com/emilyharvale

 

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Coming Soon . . .

 

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Mia Ward was amazed to inherit her great-aunt Matilda’s thatched cottage in the tiny seaside village of Little Pondale – especially as Mia didn’t know she had a great-aunt Matilda. She was even more astonished to discover she’d only inherit the place if she lives there for a year.

But a lot can happen in a very short time, and life in Little Pondale is not going quite as Mia hoped. She may have finally beaten one fear, but now heartbreak threatens to drown her.

And when at last, she starts to unravel the mystery of Matilda’s past, she uncovers an extraordinary plan for her own future. Now just who can Mia trust?

As the nights draw in and cold winds steal through Sunbeam Cottage, she turns to an unlikely source for comfort and support. But with the fortune teller’s warning still ringing in her ears, is Mia about to make the biggest mistake of her life?

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